Stacy Lewis skipping 2017 Kingsmill Championship, The Evian Championship

Stacy Lewis skipping 2017 Kingsmill Championship, The Evian Championship


Stacy Lewis is cutting back on her 2017 golf schedule, and that includes not playing in a major championship.

Lewis intends to not play the Kingsmill Championship in Williamsburg, Va., a popular event among the players and one of the best-supported events on the LPGA Tour. She also will not travel to France in September to play in The Evian Championship 2017, one of the LPGA's five major championships.

"I'm going to play the golf courses I want to play and the events I want to play," Lewis told Global Golf Post. "I'm not chasing world-ranking points anymore. Frankly, I don't care about that. I'd rather go somewhere I like, where I lfeel like I have a chance to win. That's a different mindset, but I'm really happy with it."

Since her last win in June 2014, Lewis has a staggering 28 top-10 finishes, including nearly half of those top-10 efforts coming as runner-up finishes.

So what will Lewis be doing during her late summer and early fall break? She'll spend time with her husband, University of Houston women's golf coach Gerrod Chadwell, and cheer on the Cougars.

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